Hooked on sugar, Mexico is the world's fattest nation and has turned to tax to fight the epidemic

Looking at the hulking teenager, Mitchell Garibay’s heartbroken family knew he was eating and drinking himself to a premature death.

At just 16 years old and standing barely five and a half feet tall, the schoolboy weighed an astonishing 22 stone – well over twice that of a healthy boy his age.

Hooked on a diet of chocolate and fizzy drinks, Mitchell and his family knew if his eating was not tackled his dependency on sugar would one day kill him. Just how quickly no one knew.

“Our diet has life and death effects on so many,”

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